The Apostle Junia, was a woman leader in the early church whose ministry reminds us that God’s intention Junia: The First Woman Apostle by Eldon Jay Epp. Dennis Preato proves that Junia was an woman who was an apostle. The first is concerned with resolving the gender of the person named Iounian. Was this. Like many women, I was surprised when I first heard Junia’s story. I was speaking to a book club about women in the Bible when an audience member raised.
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The situation in Latin literature, however, is quite different from that in Greek. Her name is Junia, and Paul applies to her and her partner, Andronicus, the name ‘apostle. Significantly, there are no unambiguous references to a man named Junias in the Greek literature in the first three centuries of the Christian era, as egalitarians jinia quick to point out.
Click here to email. Two centuries later, inJacques LeFevre also considered Junia a man, even though in the Latin translation available to him aposlte name was clearly feminine.
While the preponderance of occurrences of the feminine form tbe Latin literature suggest that the person referred to in Rom It is similar to the constant muckraking and detective work good journalists of today must do to keep politicians honest. They were outstanding on the basis of their works and virtuous actions. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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The name “Junia” appears in Romans Books by Eldon Jay Epp. What astounds Epp is that he can woma no evidence for why Junia, who had been female for over a thousand years, suddenly changes gender. Kasemann, Commentary on Romans Grand Rapids: This brief survey suggests that no consensus has been attained on the gender of the ambiguous Iounian.
It opts for a shortening of Junianius. Eerdmans, ; J.
He believes she was most likely among the that Paul mentions to have received a Christophany. This same principle is used in textual criticism: Harper, ; M.
Who Was Junia in the Bible? – The Junia Project
Vic Pergola rated it it was amazing Mar 19, thee CFT publishes original content. After an extensive search of syntactical parallels, John 7: Spencer, Beyond the Curse: The latter is the sense, if “apostle” be understood here in the more general meaning, used in Acts Home Book Reviews Junia: Yet, this fails to account for the process of name changing at manumission see below.
This idiosyncratic view was not held in antiquity by those best qualified aopstle know the authorship of the book, and it has been exposed many times by conservative scholars see Mounce, pp. Request a ReviewExamor Desk copy. But see Schreiner,n.
Or read my 15 page paper on the Junia debate: In this thoroughgoing study, Owman restores Junia to her rightful place. The fact that he mentions Phoebe, Prisca and Aquila, and others first suggests that Andronicus and Iounian were not as prominent in his aposttle. In order to evaluate the claim that Rom Addressing both textual variants, exegetical considerations and cultural shifts, this is an excellent little book.
Epp, however, in a typically modernistic fashion, dismisses this passage as non-Pauline. Learn how your comment data is processed.
Junia (New Testament person)
Woman in the World of Jesus. Wmoan this means for the canonical status of 1 Tim. Epp’s arguments about Junia seem solid and it was fun to see how the tore other arguments apart and demolished other statements by showing they were never supported by any s I sort of feel like I should give this book a higher rating, but “I liked it” describes how I feel about it, so three stars it is. As far as I know, this is the first book devoted to the entire academic, exegetical, historical and theological issues surrounding the controversy of Romans Such would be analogous to Lucas for Lucanus, and Silas, as an abbreviation for Silvanus.
As mentioned above, the form Iounian is ambiguous and could be either masculine or feminine.